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1 hr ago | OpEdNews

The Climate Is Invading the Earth

If an alien invader with a face were attacking the earth, the difficulties that governments have getting populations to support wars on other humans would be multiplied a thousand fold.

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Related Topix: US News

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Porno Pete arrested in Canada, charged with mischief

LaBarbera and Bill Whatcott, a Canadian anti-abortion activist, were taken into custody and charged with mischief, reports the CBC.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Abortion, Canada, US News

5 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Industrial Smog Amplifying Extreme Weather: Study

Extreme winter weather patterns felt across the Northern Hemisphere this year were exacerbated by extreme industrial pollution in Asia, according to a team of atmospheric scientists who published a new report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, US News

5 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Man Arrested After Two Backpacks Left Near Boston Marathon Finish Line on Bombing Anniversary

Boston police on Tuesday evening say they have a man in custody after he left suspicious backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on the one year anniversary of bombings that shocked the city, and the nation, one year ago today.

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Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Marathon, US News

8 hrs ago | The Nation

The Tax Breaks That Are Killing the Planet

ExxonMobil, the world's largest oil company, hauled in a $32.6 billion profit last year.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Global Warming, Powder River, WY, US News

9 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

As Fracking-Quake Link Becomes Clearer, Ohio Requires Stricter Seismic Monitoring

Fracking was the "probable" cause of a series of small earthquakes that shook northeast Ohio last month, state officials announced on Friday.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US News

9 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Factory Collapse Equals Murder: Bangladeshi Officials

Bangladeshi police announced Tuesday they are throwing murder charges at an owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex that collapsed last April , killing 1,135 garment workers and injuring over 2,500.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, US News

9 hrs ago | Truthdig

A Victory Lap for Obamacare

All the naysaying in the world can't drown out mounting evidence that the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature domestic achievement, is a real success.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health

10 hrs ago | The Nation

Seven Facts About Our Broken Tax System

A truly progressive tax system would ask those who are the most well-off in America to contribute the most in taxes.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

A. Philip Randolph: Relentless Advocate for Economic and Racial Justice

A. Philip Randolph, a pioneer of the civil rights movement who said, 'Freedom is never given... it is won."

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Related Topix: New York, us Travel, Travel, US News

12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

On Supporting Progressives in Ukraine, Wherever They Are

Pro-Russian activists clash with Maidan supporters as they storm the regional government building in Kharkiv on 1 March 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Maida, ND, Russia, US News

12 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Gaza Corrodes Israel's Soul

As Israel continues its unlawful siege of the Gaza Strip, the health situation for the Palestinians continues to be critical.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Netherlands, US News

15 hrs ago | War Is A Crime

Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya

That's what I asked a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command . "I am surprised by your mentioning the Canary Islands," he responded by email.

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Related Topix: Africa, Tribal, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US News

15 hrs ago | Center for American Progress

Hospital Visitation and Medical Decision Making for Same-Sex Couples

In February 2007, Janice Langbehn was denied the right to visit her same-sex partner in the intensive care unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Healthcare Law, Law, US News

17 hrs ago | Truthdig

Top 6 Pulitzer Prize 'Traitors' in American Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize committee's opinion that Edward Snowden is a public servant rather than a traitor or criminal, as evidenced in its award to The Guardian and The Washington Post for their reporting from his trove of government documents, is a scandal on the American Right.

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Related Topix: Journalism, The Washington Post Company, US News

19 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Federal Judge: Ohio Must Recognize Same-Sex Marriages From Other States

As promised , federal judge Timothy Black has issued a ruling Monday ordering the state of Ohio to recognize same-sex couples' marriages performed in other states for all purposes.

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Related Topix: US News

23 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Free Speech Or Bribery?

On Wednesday, 2 April 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court took another step toward the destruction of campaign finance reform with a five-to-four decision known as McCutcheon v.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Kos

Hellraisers Journal: The Long Struggle of Michigan Copper Strikers Ends With Partial Victory

However the battle is ended, Though proudly the victor comes With fluttering flags and prancing nags And echoing roll of drums, Still Truth proclaims this motto In letters of living light- No question is ever settled Until it is settled right.

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Related Topix: Ahmeek, MI, South Range, MI, US News

Common Dreams

Pulitzer Does Not Fully Express Power of Collaborative Snowden Reporting

The Washington Post and the Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize for public service today.

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Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Journalism, Publishing, Media, New Times, New York, US News

Common Dreams

FBI Accused of Infiltrating Guantanamo Defense Team

The U.S. government on Monday slammed the brakes on proceedings in the military trial of 9/11 suspects at Guantnamo Bay on Monday following charges that the FBI infiltrated and spied on their defense team.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, Guantanamo Bay, US News

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